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What is a good online resource or app (Android,PC) to start learning Korean from the very beginning?

It would be worth looking at Reddit Korean's Ultimate Beginner's Resource Thread, if you've not seen it already. I hope we'll have something similar on this site eventually. One site that seems to ...
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Basic steps to take when learning Korean

Learning any language can be difficult. That being said, Korean can be quite a challenge if you are only used to reading romanized characters. Learning the Korean alphabet would be the first step ...
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How do I say "the following week" and "the week after next week"?

'다음 주' and '그 다음 주' are little different. You may understand when seeing the examples. For example, you ask to the doctor for reserving your next visit, and the doctor says, 다음 주에요. Visit next ...
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What is a good online resource or app (Android,PC) to start learning Korean from the very beginning?

To learn hangul, the best android app is probably "Write it! Korean" by Jernung: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jernung.writeit.kor A funny, useful and addictive app to learn the ...
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Basic steps to take when learning Korean

This is an interesting question. I hope that one day someone, more qualified than me, will devise an effective learning path that we can offer (to absolute beginners) as a "standard path to learn ...
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What is a good online resource or app (Android,PC) to start learning Korean from the very beginning?

Old-fashioned: you might check Ruhr-Universität Bochum's website for links to resources. Bochum has a Korean Studies program with a good reputation. (edited to add) For Android: I've heard good ...
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What is a good online resource or app (Android,PC) to start learning Korean from the very beginning?

You could try flashcard vocabulary builder apps like Beginner Korean app or StartFromZero Korean app to learn the the commonly used Korean words and phrases from scratch. Both apps are free, works ...
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Where can I learn Hangul without any Romanization at all

I would say this : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4g_wu_5Wwyk she does not use roman alphabets, (except for explanations) and still assuming the audiences to be complete beginner in Korean language....
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Are there any patterns or useful tricks for memorizing family relationships?

Usually, Korean people do not know well the pattern beyond 사촌(cousin) We will focus to relation when I was a child. Couple is 무(zero)촌. That is, there is no curtain. But parents and child has 일(...
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How can I use the weeks before starting a beginner’s Korean course?

Naturally, because the course starts from the basics, there's almost nothing you can do to directly learn the language that won't be likely to overlap with the course. It might be perfectly legitimate ...
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Basic steps to take when learning Korean

In addition to what others have already said, having studied semi-independently for the first year or so, I want to stress the importance of interacting with real Koreans (or even other Korean ...
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Beginner learner of Hangul seeking clarifications

Although even with these as a guide, I am unable to account for many Korean words such as 만화 I'm not sure why you think that. The majority of Korean syllabic blocks have two letters (one consonant ...
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What is a good online resource or app (Android,PC) to start learning Korean from the very beginning?

I suggest that you first learn the Korean alphabet (Hangul) as it is not possible to move forward without them. The hangul is not complicated and is logically constructed, so it won't take you much to ...
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Where can I learn Hangul without any Romanization at all

I was looking for the same thing a while ago, and came across this video course called "Hana Hana Hangul": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KN4mysljHYc It's a native speaker, teaching in English, ...
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Since final consonant are silent,how can I write a word base on its prononciation?

To be precise, it is not true that 받침 is not pronounced at all when they are at the end of a word. They are pronounced, but only halfway, which means they don't have the final release of the phonetic ...
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I'm new to learning Korean, and I'm really excited, but, I'm not sure where to start. Does anyone have any tips for a newbie like me?

I tried learning it because I heard it's super easy to learn. I can't see in your bio where you're from, but if you're a native English speaker, I don't think any Asian language is going to be super ...
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I'm new to learning Korean, and I'm really excited, but, I'm not sure where to start. Does anyone have any tips for a newbie like me?

I would suggest learning hangul first (the Korean alphabet). Then, I would learn grammar (there are many websites and courses where you can learn it) and then pick up vocabulary along the way :) ...
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What are the differences between "아세요" and "아십니까" for "do you know?"

"아세요" is more natural in daily conversations. "아십니까" is used in news or more formal interviews.
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When to use 은/는 or 이/가 after subject

이/가 is used to "mark" the subject (preceding 가) that you're attempting to direct a little more attention to. Often omitted. 은/는 is a "stronger" marker, I would say. It can be used to direct your ...
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When to use 은/는 or 이/가 after subject

The subject marker 이/가 is for new information or focusing on subject. The topic marker 은/는 is an auxiliary particle 보조사 and can replace 주격조사 이, 가. It is for old information, contrast/comparison or ...
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What is a good online resource or app (Android,PC) to start learning Korean from the very beginning?

DuoLingo announced their Korean course will be released Sept 7 (2017). (Direct link to Duolingo: https://www.duolingo.com/course/ko/en/Learn-Korean-Online)
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How can I use the weeks before starting a beginner’s Korean course?

I recommend to try this way. Find Korean TV series you like. Watch with Korean subtitle. Study transcript and memorize them. Watch the video without subtitles over and over until you are totally ...
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Basic steps to take when learning Korean

I think you've made the right choice to learn 한글 first - it opens up Korean sources from 'real life', and means that everything you learn from now on will be reinforcing your knowledge of 한글. People ...
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